(1) Japanese Films of atomic bomb blast at Hiroshima, released one year later (2) Underwater atom blast rocks Bikini (line down middle of film frames) Admiral Blandy commander of task force, 2nd test of Operation Crossroads, cameras point to site of underwater explosion Test Baker, mushroom cloud of explosion, carrier Saratoga finally sinks, another view of the blast from overhead airplane. (sound track cuts out at very end)
March 29, 2010 Subject:
Weirldy juxtaposed films
First there is a short film about the maimed victims of the Hiroshima bombing. Then there is DoD footage of an atomic test at Bikini atoll. All B&W, silent with narration & SFX including fake natural sound of A-bombs.